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By: PTI | Lahore |

Published: December 9, 2019 11:46:20 am





Ailing ex-Pak PM Nawaz Sharif likely to be shifted to US for better treatment 1 The three-time prime minister and the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) PML-N supremo is affected by a number of well being illnesses, together with an immune system dysfunction inflicting low platelet depend. (Reuters/File)

Pakistan’s ailing former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who’s presently present process treatment in London, might be shifted to the US subsequent week for better medical care for his a number of illnesses, a media report stated on Monday.

Sharif, 69, left for London from Pakistan on November 19 in an air ambulance for medical treatment after the Lahore High Court allowed him to journey overseas for 4 weeks. The four-week period can be prolonged additional on his medical doctors’ suggestions.

The three-time prime minister and the Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) PML-N supremo is affected by a number of well being illnesses, together with an immune system dysfunction inflicting low platelet depend.

“Nawaz Sharif is likely to fly to the US on December 16 for medical treatment of his ailment there,” the Dawn quoted Sharif’s household sources as saying.

The medical checks carried out in London revealed that blood provide to part of Sharif’s mind was obstructed inflicting low platelet depend challenge and the surgical process facility required to deal with it was obtainable solely in Boston, USA, the report stated.

A group of senior PML-N leaders is in London, however they have been to date not allowed to go to him and briefed on Sharif’s situation by his private doctor Adnan Khan, it stated.

The PML-N supreme chief has been residing on the Avenfield flats owned by his son Hasan Nawaz in London since November 20.

The medical doctors in Pakistan had really useful that Sharif ought to go overseas for treatment after his situation continued to deteriorate regardless of the absolute best care within the nation.

Sharif was accompanied by his youthful brother and PML-N President Shehbaz Sharif, his private doctor Khan and different paramedical personnel when he left from Lahore airport for London by way of Qatar within the air ambulance which had arrived from Doha and was geared up with an intensive care unit and an operation theatre.

Last month, the Lahore High Court ordered the Imran Khan authorities to take away Sharif’s title from the no-fly listing or the Exit Control List (ECL).

The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf authorities granted a one-time permission to Sharif for 4 weeks to journey overseas for his treatment supplied he submitted indemnity bonds value Rs 700 crore.

Sharif challenged this situation within the court docket terming it ‘illegal’ and a “trap” of prime minister Khan to use them (bonds) for his political positive aspects.

Sharif had secured eight weeks bail on medical grounds in October from the Islamabad High Court within the Al-Azizia Mills corruption case during which he was serving seven years imprisonment. He additionally obtained bail from the Lahore High Court within the cash laundering case.

He agreed to go to the UK for treatment, heeding medical doctors’ recommendation and accepting his household’s request. He was scheduled to depart for London on November 10. However, he couldn’t depart as his title figured within the no fly-list.

The former prime minister was lodged within the Kot Lakhpat jail however was later shifted to the custody of the National Accountability Bureau which is probing the Sharif household within the Chaudhry Sugar Mills corruption case.

In December final 12 months, an accountability court docket had sentenced Sharif to seven years in jail within the Al-Azizia Steel Mills corruption case and acquitted him within the Flagship case.

The Sharif household has denied all corruption expenses and termed them as politically motivated.

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